About your Search

20121201
20121231
STATION
KGO (ABC) 18
WMAR (ABC) 9
WJLA (ABC) 7
LANGUAGE
English 34
Search Results 0 to 33 of about 34 (some duplicates have been removed)
.s. supreme court already has. in striking down california's attempt at a violent video game law, the court had this to say about studies linking games to violent behavior. these studies have been rejected by every court to consider them, and with good reason. they do not prove that violent video games cause minors to act aggressively. >> as a society, if we focus in on the wrong issue, on something that is a red herring, that is not going to help anybody, that can distract the national conversation from serious issues. >> reporter: neal karlinsky in seattle. >> we want to know, are you rethinking your kid's video game habits? logon to weigh in. >> "the new york post" reported -- >> that's right, they're reporting that adam lanza's mother was thinking about putting him in a mental institution, committing him and he found out about it and perhaps that is why the carnage ensued. >> and we've been wondering all along, the question why. that may be one of the answers. we'll be back. >>> now it's time for "the mix." you know i love this story because it's dear to me. >> extremely. >> apparently
. glass in kentucky. >> it says on the back of an apple product, designed in california, assembled in the united states. >> several part are from the united states. >> reporter: apple is joining a trend, the wave of american companies, beginning to rethink their strategy of where their manufacture their products. chinese wa chinese wages have risen 15 to 20% a year. reason to come back. proximity. location. make it here. you don't have to ship from china the saving money. suddenly the math isn't adding up. >> they're deciding made in america makes more sense? >> yes, an economic question about being made in america. not a patriotic question. it is an economic question. >> david muir, abc new, new york. >> the guy said a mouthful there. not a patriotic decision, it is an economic decision. whatever gives them more profit. whatever takes the least out of the bottom line is what major companies always opt to do. >> they will begin putting together macs here in the united states in 2013. back in the 80s. the original, original mac factory in free mont, california, failed for several re
. >> hunker down. >>> and a series of avalanches in california's tahoe resort area has claimed a second life. veteran ski patroller bill foster was buried for about eight minutes after the intentionally started avalanche got out of hand. a snowboarder in a separate resort also died in an avalanche. the area got several inches of snow over the weekend, creating dangerous conditions. >>> in newtown, connecticut, thousands of people from all over the country came to pay their respects on christmas day. volunteers have been keeping watch over a candle light vigil for the 20 children and 6 adults who died in the massacre. and at christmas services, they were told that good always overcomes evil. >> i can't believe something like this happened. i have two little children and i'm able to go home to them and some of their parents aren't. so i'm just here to pay my respects. >> it's not just small towns around connecticut, south carolina, brooklyn, you know, it's deserved of course, but it's hard to compartmentalize this. >> volunteers from nearby towns filled in for the newtown police force so those
for the train to go by first. amazingly, no one was hurt. >>> the latest storm to hit the southern california mountains is making it hard for drivers to get around, even with mandatory chains on their tires. but the resorts welcome the snow, as always. business has been booming with the influx of early skiers and snowboarders. that's one of the few ways snow is great. if you're in the mountains doing your thing, yeah, snow is wonderful. or if you're a kid off from school building a snowman, snow is a beautiful thing. other than that, not so much. >>> coming up next, addressing a pr nightmare. instagram's solution to an instant revolt. >>> the all-out search for a hollywood feature film. its disappearance sounds like part of a movie plot. you're watching "world news now." ♪ it's so important to make someone happy ♪ when you give a child a toy, it has to work. ♪ make just one someone happy and when it's a toys for tots child, well, what could be more important? so this year, every hasbro toy donated to toys for tots will be powered by duracell. happy holidays. duracell with duralock. trus
today. >>> severe flooding is a problem in northern california. highways in sonoma california are under water. and up in the mountains, up to four feet of snow expected to fall in the sierra nevada. it is the second wave of storms to hit northern california sense friday. the rainy weather also grounded dozens of flights around the san francisco bay area. the san francisco international up to 30 flights have been canceled and many more delayed. that includes incoming and departing flights. just in time for holiday travel. >> as if the holidays aren't stressful enough with other things. good luck, everybody, getting around. >>> while the west takes that beating, the gulf coast is bracing for tornadoes during this holiday weekend. >> good morning, andrew. >> much of the nation will be relatively tranquil for your holiday travels, our big unsettled area will be across portions of the south and the gulf coast especially. disturbance pushing through and strong thunderstorms late tonight in the houston area, into tomorrow. then louisiana, mississippi, alabama, georgia, looking at torrential do
reports. >> reporter: blankets of snow from central new york to northern california, creating christmas chaos for some parts of the country. >> we're hoping we don't sit on the runway. we did that the last time. >> reporter: in chicago, paula and her three daughters arrived early for their christmas eve flight. they are among the millions taking to the crowded skies. >> come on, we just want to get there. come on. we're going to be late, come on, come on. >> it's really annoying. >> reporter: it's not just in the air, on the roads holiday travel is up 1.6% this year, some 84.4 million americans getting behind the wheel. another 5.6 million traveling by plane. >> it's the most people traveling for the holiday in six years. that means any bad weather we might be seeing could result in serious disruptions. >> reporter: expect to see those disruptions wednesday, the day after christmas, one of the busiest travel days of the season. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> that is a mess. concerns about the weather do not end with snow and rain. >> conditions are right for tornadoes, as well. and o
california after a weekend blast of wet weather. dozens of flights were cap seld at bay area airports. >> and the area's famous vineyards under water. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with nor snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads were pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still drives fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime, dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend, leave t
in the murder of four people outside a southern california boardinghouse. police say the suspect and three accomplices were arrested in las vegas. those four victims were apparently visiting some one at the boardinghouse when they were gunned down, early sunday. investigators will not say what led them to the suspect. >>> and authorities in arizona say they are considering criminal charges if the mother of a girl with leukemia does not get her daughter medical help. the 11-year-old girl known as emily had been getting chemo at a phoenix hospital when she left with her mother a week ago. doctors say she is at great risk for a deadly infection. >>> a terrible story from north carolina. a man is recovering now after his arm was severed by the propeller of a plane. the man had been flying a small cessna on sunday. working to get his pilot's license. he already had 60 hours in the cockpit. after the accident, the man's instructor used a belt as a tourniquet until an ambulance could get there. >> accidents do happen. and for some reason it happens to people that should know better. >> the man wa
coming down. rivers going up. >> nearly 20 inches of rain have fallen from northern california to washington. and after a brief break today, yet another storm will soon be on the way. abc's cecilia vega is in the midst of it all. >> reporter: it was a one, two, three, punch. three storms in less than one week plowing down on the west coast. the latest one dropping up to an inch of rain per hour in some spots. 45-mile-an-hour wind gusts, and this was the result. nearly 100,000 people without power. homes flooded. roofs smashed. cars under water. even big rigs overturned. temporarily closing this bridge, a crucial artery across the san francisco bay. >> listen to what everybody's telling you. be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threatened to flood cities like napa where thousands of sandbags were passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we were driving down this highway here in napa, and this tree literally came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge the tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean the roots of this thin
spinal cord injury patients. >> it's being used to help patients at a southern california hospital do what they thought was once impossible. >> gentleman, we can rebuild him. >> for years, we dreamed of the impossible. >> better than he was before. >> dreamed of building a bionic man. >> better. stronger. faster. >> today, those big dreams start with these tiny steps. >> mentally, it's a wonderful feeling to be upright and moving. >> 27-year-old aaron bloom was paralyzed after an accident two years ago, told he would never walk again. now with each step, he's defying the odds. >> right now, i can lift my hands up and put weight on these crutches and feel comfortable. >> it's all thanks to this, the xo bionic suit. first designed for soldiers to carry heavy roads, it's now being used to help paralyzed patients walk. the company says since they developed the technology, they've helped patients take more than 1 million steps, including some down the wedding aisle. 47-year-old lupe was paralyzed cliff jumping. >> it will change my life. it will make me feel a lot better. >> it took weeks
, security guards now have guns. in this california school, the day started with the mock lockdown drill. the other challenge for teachers and principals, what to say to students. >> we tell them that somebody who was a very sick person made some very poor choices, and that is rare that normally, usually schools are safe places. >> reporter: and in georgia, parents left nothing to chance, walking their kids all the way into school, hand in hand. while some parents decided to keep their children out of class, experts recommend it's best to get them back to their normal routinroutine. that's made particularly hard here in connecticut where the governor announced a moment of silence on friday. >> that's a national moment of silence that he wants the nation to recognize that, and have churches ring the bell 26 times in honor of those killed. i asked sunny yesterday what did you tell your kids? >> you don't want to tell kids 7 years or under necessarily. but for us that work in the business, they didn't see what was going on but they reacted to what was happening. i said a bad man did very ba
the flood waters. >>> and the southern california mountains are buried under a fresh coat of snow this morning. and it is still coming down in fact. tire chains were mandatory for drivers heading into mountain passes and resorts like big bear. even with chains, they say the roads were still pretty treacherous. >>> we have a stunning, stunning revelation, thanks to some of the nation's top scientists. >> hey. i figured i would come by for this one. >> this is big. >> earth shattering. >> brace yourself. >> we have -- i've just been handed some shocking news that amazingly has come from some of the nation's top scientists and took a look at 20 years worth of information. >> what did they find? >> what they found was, are you ready? breaking news. the further north you live in the u.s., the better chance you have to have a white christmas. >> seriously? >> yep. >> oh, my dear lord. >> paula, rob, just check the map. the areas that are in white, which shockingly enough are in the north, have a better chance of having an inch of snow on christmas than the areas in blue, which, obviousl
. >>> northern california bracing for a round of wet and wild weather today. after getting battered by three storms in the past week, this latest system could dump another 5 inches of rain. thousands of people are still without power after sunday's storm. >>> the windy city has been anything but windy these days. chicago is in the middle of a warm spell that feels a lot more like june than december. what is the guy doing wearing a packers' jersey downtown. shot up to 70 allowing chicagoans to abandon gear for shirts, t-shirts, bicycles. a little nom is day. cooler today. well above normal the i leave a year ago it's been warmer in chicago than it ever has been. >> nothing like a mild start to winter. that's what i am talking about. enjoy it, chicago, because you know it won't last. >> last winter was mild. >> for chicago standard. for chicago standard. >> for chicago. yes. >>> here's a look at your weather. showers and thunderstorms from houston to cleveland and nashville. the storms are going to move east to atlanta and pittsburgh. rain in the pacific northwest. up to a foot in the rockies,
and the sound effects are too loud. becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> thank you, becky. so here's the deal. you always hear about the box office records. of course, because the tickets are $15 each. why don't they base it on the number of tickets sold? >> that's a very good point. >> that's what i'm wondering. >> ever do anything online with your iphone, ever got tickets? >> no. >>> this morning on "world news now," remembering stormin' norman. the army general who led operation desert storm in 1991 has died. >> tributes are coming in now for norman schwartzcopf, the commander who helped run saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in just six weeks. it's friday, december 28. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. it is friday morning. the abc bosses are asleep for some reason they let me and brandi be at the controls today and i'm liking it. i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. >> and i'm brandi hitt in for paula faris. she's on assignment. this is our last day on the desk together, my friend. >> it's been great. >> it has been great. but you still haven't go
. out of the san jose, california area here. authorities say a handyman was literally threatened, beaten, and then forced to do repair work in a home by two suspects. it all started there was a dispute about work he had done for one of the suspect's relatives. they kidnapped the guy forced him to spend seven hours at a home there in the san jose area, beat him, forced him to do work on appliances, monday, tried to drive him to another location. he escaped. called 911. police caught up with suspect inside of a convenience store. literally kept the guy, handyman. fix this, fix that for seven hours got violent with him. he escaped. again, it helps to be a handyman in every sense of the word. >> he probably used the power screwdriver and the hammer that they gave him to escape. >> whatever he had to to. dumb criminals. don't mess with handy people. he is a handy man. he can get out of the situation. >> can you tell by the tone of my voice what i am feeling now? >> little sad. down on your luck. i understand it's all right. >> in the not too distant future your phone will be able to detect yo
washington to southern california. garcon martinez was in this truck. he's lucky to be alive. >> i seen it was pretty windy and my truck was rattling a little bit. but i never expected a tree to fall on me. >> reporter: high winds knocked out power at the happiest place on earth, putting disneyland in the dark as the cold moved in. should we blame you for this? >> you're going to blame santa this close to christmas? where is my naughty list? >> reporter: the storm is now headed east, and places like chicago, which hasn't seen a significant snowstorm yet this season, is now look at anywhere from three to six inches of snow. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >>> first, one major airline hub, denver, then another, chicago. >> let's check in with accuweather's jim dickey, who has been tracking the storm. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob and sunny. snow winding down here in across kansas and nebraska. but the damage has been done. winds still gusty. so the snow on the ground will continue to blow around. blizzard conditions continuing here and many roads will remain closed as we trac
worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> thank you, becky. so here's the deal. you always hear about the box office records. of course, because the tickets are $15 each. why don't they base it on the number of tickets sold? >> that's a very good point. >> that's what i'm wondering. >> ever do anything online with your iphone, ever got tickets? >> no. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website below to get at&t u-verse high speed intern
developments that a rocket could carry a nuclear warhead. and potentially reach as far as california. a successful launch gives north korea a heightened leverage on the diplomatic stage, and analysts do not believe north korea has the nuclear technology to be a credible threat to the u.s., but today's launch is a step forward for north korea and its new leader. gloria riviera, abc news, seoul. >> the fifth time is the charm. the four previous attempts did not go well. you remember the big incident in april, they called the international media there and that rocket lasted about 135 seconds in the air before ultimately coming down. so this really is a big step for them. >> it's a big step and a big step for kim jong-un, their new leader. barely in office for a year. he kind of needed to show his power and that he can rise to the occasion after that massive fail back in april. >> and next week will be the one-year anniversary since his father passed away. so a coming out party for the new leader and his new regime. it means a lot on various levels. >>> the pacific northwest, just outsid
about a rescue. this was scary. a very frightening situation on a lake in california as one person after another fell into an icy lake. >> check this out. abc's ron claiborne tells us they were all trying to rescue one another. >> reporter: it began when one man accidently slipped off of a sheet of ice and into the lake. the people you see in this video are members of a sledding excursion that goes terribly wrong. >> we saw this guy coming across the ice really fast. it went from cheering to all of a sudden just an unbelievable amount of panic and chaos. >> reporter: one man goes to the ice's edge to help, but then he falls in. and then one would-be rescuer after another, tries to help, only to plunge in themselves, in a chain reaction. a crowd gathers on shore, screaming for help. >> call 911! >> reporter: five minutes after the first man went in, nearly a dozen people are now in the water, as others throw roping and enter tubes. you can hear them calling for someone to bring a rope. >> it was very hard to watch. it was gut wrenching. >> reporter: finally, nine minutes into this ordeal
rights. we'll see. >> licensed growers. >> that's it. doing it in california medically for a couple years. so, yes, we hope it is made and grown here in america. >> made in the usa. made in america. >> good stuff. >>> all right. well, coming up next, can we take angelina jolie's big career decision seriously? >>> and how rihanna plans to enhance her career. it's all next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at ho
. >>> california governor jerry brown has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. brown's doctor says the cancer is localized and his prognosis is excellent. the 74-year-old is undergoing conventional radiotherapy until the first week of january. and he plans to stay on the job throughout his treatment. >> many people work through radiation therapy for prostate cancer. i think our governor would be much happier working than not working. so yes, he should still do it. >> keep his mind off of it, right? the doctor says he's not expecting the governor to experience any significant side effects. last year, brown was treated for a common form of skin cancer on his face. >>> important consumer news to pass on to you this morning. honda is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars that may simply roll away, even when the transmission is in park. the recall affects 800,000 minivans and suvs made between 2003 and 2006. they include the honda odyssey, pilot and the acura mdx. honda needs to repair a defect in the ignition because cars can simply roll away after drivers stop and remove the key and
events in san francisco and oakland, california drew hundreds of people. many of them said they turned over their weapons because they were moved by the connecticut tragedy. >> i feel this is something that might hurt somebody some day, you know, then i would feel terrible about that. >> when the community says enough is enough, i think you've got a good chance of something like this. >> the gun owners received $200 for each weapon they brought in. there were similar buybacks in brooklyn, new york and washington, d.c. and in prince george's county, maryland. >> you think about the staggering number. there are more than 200 million guns already on the streets of america. so one, that questions how effective any gun control could be. it seems like the genie is way out of the bottle. i guess every little bit helps, so some of those buyback programs have been successful in some cities. >>> coming up next, some of the other major headlines this morning, including that health scare for hillary clinton. >> what the secretary of state's illness and injury means to a major investigation in wash
california. long lines of cars stretching around corners and down four blocks. all of these are people ready to turn in their guns. >> that's right. they're not lining up for gasoline. this is guns for groceries. in exchange, people sending in assault rifles, any kind of gun you can imagine, all so they would have food to eat. >> one shot gun, one rifle. >> reporter: an suv full of firearms. one of many, as hundreds of residents turn in unwanted weapons for free gift cards. >> i dropped off four .22 rifles, long guns, and a spanish mauzer. >> reporter: the city moved up its annual gun buyback program after the school massacre in newtown. many waiting in the long tines say the tragedy is what spurred them to act. >> because of the recent news, we decided to bring in old guns and drop them off. >> reporter: the line stretched around the block at both locations in van nuys and exposition park. residents voluntarily surrendered we pops of all shapes and sizes, like this ar-15, similar to the one used in newtown. >> they are exactly the kind of guns that fall into the hands of untrained people wh
in the future. >> that was one of jenni's four brothers in long beach, california where she was born. she has one sister and she was the mother of five and the grandmother of two. >> large family. so sad. and of course, she was a superstar of latin music. but she was about to cross over big-time into the main stream with songs in english and a network tv show right here in fact on abc. >> joining us now to talk about why fans loved her so much is our media consultant bruno. welcome back. what was so tragic about the timing of her death? >> the timing couldn't have been worse, paula. she was about to cross over into the major leagues by doing this sitcom with abc. abc announced it four days ago. so she was really poised to go to that next big level. unfortunately, we'll never know what could have been. >> and bruno, hearing the story break over the weekend, it is sadly reminiscent of selina and another talent cut short. why was she such an important figure in latin music do you think? >> she was by far the latin female singer of the moment. she was a songwriter, she had her own reality show, a
immigrants in long beach, california. sold 20 mill entertaining in banda style. >> she was a pioneer in her style as well. so i think it's just, just really sad. >> reporter: rivera often sang about social issues and relationships some lyrics, reflecting her colorful personal life. >> such a big shock to the family. incredible, that most of you people that know my sister, she was a very strong person. >> reporter: rivera spoke to tv audiences as a reality tv show star on her kaecable show. this month she signed with abc to head lean her comedy series. she had five children and two grandchildren. larry jacobs, abc new, new york. >>> president obama on the road today trying to sell his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. mr. obama speaks to workers at an engine factory near detroit this afternoon. yesterday the president and house speaker john boehner met at the white house for a round of intense negotiations. there are new signs republicans are willing to go along with the president on hypertaxigher taxee wealthy. >> we have spent ourselves into a hole. will i accept a tax increase as part of a
Search Results 0 to 33 of about 34 (some duplicates have been removed)

Terms of Use (31 Dec 2014)